AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV PERIOD, GILTWOOD MIRROR. CIRCA 1745

AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV PERIOD, GILTWOOD MIRROR. CIRCA 1745

AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV PERIOD, GILTWOOD MIRROR. CIRCA 1745

 
AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV PERIOD, GILTWOOD MIRROR. CIRCA 1745.

The shaped rectangular plate within a pierced mirrored surround carved ornately and decorated with foliate scrolls, oak leaves, rose garlands and rocaille, all around its frame, surmounted by a pierced C-scroll cartouche centred, decorated with beautiful foliage and seasonal flowers,  the shaped apron with central pierced rococo shell , on scrolled supports. Provençial works of the 18th century, Southern France.  Circa. 1745.  

Height: 179cm, Width: 110 cm


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AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV PERIOD, GILTWOOD MIRROR. CIRCA 1745.

The shaped rectangular plate within a pierced mirrored surround carved ornately and decorated with foliate scrolls, oak leaves, rose garlands and rocaille, all around its frame, surmounted by a pierced C-scroll cartouche centred, decorated with beautiful foliage and seasonal flowers,  the shaped apron with central pierced rococo shell , on scrolled supports. Provençial works of the 18th century, Southern France.  Circa. 1745.  

Height: 179cm, Width: 110 cm

18th century Louis XV period Provence:  At that time was one of the most important region to manufacture mirrors. The best known are those of Beaucaire . They recognize their grapes , vine leaves and branches . The pediment is often a bouquet garni. This is achievable due to the quality of the wood  in the region, the wood is soft and more prevalent in this region. It facilitates the work of the sculptor.  Construction is also very particular to the south . It consists of a set of rails that are assembled and pegged. The most beautiful Provencal mirrors have very pronounced four corners scrolls. The acanthus leaf is also very representative of this region. This mirror is of excellent quality, the decor is remarkable and an example of decorative arts which held an importants in the Provencal regions of the South of France. Its gilding is original, an asset to its charm.

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AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV PERIOD, GILTWOOD MIRROR. CIRCA 1745

AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV PERIOD, GILTWOOD MIRROR. CIRCA 1745

 
AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV PERIOD, GILTWOOD MIRROR. CIRCA 1745.

The shaped rectangular plate within a pierced mirrored surround carved ornately and decorated with foliate scrolls, oak leaves, rose garlands and rocaille, all around its frame, surmounted by a pierced C-scroll cartouche centred, decorated with beautiful foliage and seasonal flowers,  the shaped apron with central pierced rococo shell , on scrolled supports. Provençial works of the 18th century, Southern France.  Circa. 1745.  

Height: 179cm, Width: 110 cm


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